Historic Hotels in London

Browse through our selection of country house hotels in London and the Home Counties including hotels in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Surrey. Here you will find an Elizabethan hotel with links to King Henry VIII, a Victorian Gothic country house hotel set in parkland yet just 45 minutes from London’s West End, and historic hotels ideally situated in central London.

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Rubens at the Palace

Rubens at the Palace, Westminster, London, SW1W 0PS.

Rubens at the Palace is a four star hotel situated opposite Buckingham Palace. Time your visit appropriately to watch – from the hotel’s lounge – the royal horses coming out of the Royal Mews.

  • 18th Century

41 Hotel

41 Hotel, Buckingham Palace Road, London, , SW1W 0PS.

’41’ is a small, boutique five star hotel situated next to the Queens Gallery on Buckingham Palace Road. The rooms are striking and combine 21st century technology and comforts with historic charm. Also includes an award winning restaurant.

  • 18th Century

The Savoy

The Savoy, Westminster, London, WC2R 0EU.

Opening its doors following a £200 million restoration programme, the world-renowned Savoy Hotel offers spacious period rooms with the finest modern amenities, including luxurious marble bathrooms. The Savoy Suite Welcome includes butler service.

  • 19th Century

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Castle Hotel Windsor

Castle Hotel Windsor, High Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1LJ.

Situated only two minutes from the main gate of Windsor Castle, The Castle Hotel is ideally located for watching the Changing of the Guards procession. It has 108 bedrooms, some with four poster beds, as well as a 2 AA rosette restaurant.

  • 16th Century

Grim’s Dyke Hotel

Grim's Dyke Hotel, Old Redding, Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 6SH.

This carefully restored Victorian country house is set in acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands. Once the home to Sir William Gilbert (of Gilbert & Sullivan fame), today it is a luxury four star hotel. 2 AA Rosette restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Georgian House Hotel

Georgian House Hotel, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2JY.

Welcome to Georgian House Hotel and Spa, a superb hotel in Haslemere’s pretty High Street with great bedrooms, Wi Fi access, large free car park, indoor pool, gym and full spa, relaxed café bar and restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Millennium Hotel London Mayfair

Millennium Mayfair, Grosvenor Square, London, , W1K 2HP.

The four star Millennium Hotel Mayfair overlooks Grosvenor Square and is within easy walking distance of the shopping and entertainment of London’s West End. Random historical fact: Wellington’s victory over Napoleon was first announced here!

  • 18th Century

Harte and Garter Hotel & Spa

Harte and Garter Hotel & Spa, High Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PH.

The Harte and Garter is an amalgamation of two 14th century inns, and is situated in a fabulous position near Windsor Castle. As well as boasting a spa, the hotel also features 79 stylish bedrooms, a recently restored ballroom and a brasserie & tea room.

  • 14th Century

The Forbury Hotel

The Forbury Hotel, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3EJ.

Just a five minute walk from Reading Railway Station, this luxurious 5-star hotel offers two fine dining restaurants and a cocktail bar. Each of the 23 sumptuous bedrooms feature there very own espresso machines, luxury toiletries and Bang & Olufsen TV’s.

  • 19th Century

Macdonald Compleat Angler

Macdonald Compleat Angler, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1RG.

Offering luxurious rooms, private boats and fishing on the River Thames, this 400 year old country house also boasts 2 award-winning restaurants. The elegant en-suite rooms of this 4-star hotel have classic decor and are all named after fly fishing lures.

  • 18th Century

St Ermin’s Hotel

St Ermin's Hotel, Caxton Street, London, Greater London, SW1H 0QW.

This luxury 4 star hotel stands on a quiet corner in the heart of Westminster, just a short walk from St James’s Park. After recently undergoing a £30m refurbishment, the hotel’s brand new rooms blend historic charm with modern and innovative facilities.

  • 19th Century

The Berkeley

The Berkeley, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL.

Combining 5-star luxury with an excellent location, The Berkley has been offering sublime service, style and cuisine for more than 100 years. Just a short walk from fashionable Knightsbridge shops and Hyde Park, guests enjoy free use of the health club.

  • 18th Century

Claridge’s

Claridge's, Mayfair, London, W1K 4HR.

Claridge’s marries 1930s glamour with contemporary flair, and provides a five star experience in the heart of fashionable Mayfair. Sample afternoon tea in the elegant foyer, offering a selection of more 50 varieties of tea and delicious pastries.

  • 19th Century